Obama Administration Announces Actions to Escalate Fight Against Prescription Opioid Abuse and Heroin Epidemic

The President has made clear that addressing this epidemic is a priority for his Administration, and today’s actions represent further steps to expand access to treatment, prevent overdose deaths and increase community prevention strategies. (See full article)...
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A Solution for America’s Heroin Epidemic?

This is treading on very dangerous territory! Are more drugs really the solution? Tell us what you think. Read more here....
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Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety and Burnout

Workplace stress, anxiety and burnout can sometimes cause employees to self-medicate leading to possible problems down the road.  Find out how you can help your team create a happy, healthy and productive work environment. Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout, by Rich Fernandez, hbr.org...
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Chasing Heroin – A 2 hour investigation into America’s heroin crisis.

A searing, two-hour investigation places America’s heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light — telling the stories of individual addicts, but also illuminating the epidemic’s years-in-the-making social context, deeply examining shifts in U.S. drug policy, and exploring what happens when addiction is treated like a public health issue, not a crime.  Watch Film Here...
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A Living Nightmare: 5 Things Doctors Don’t Tell You About Benzos

It’s no secret that prescription drugs can work miracles when obtained legally and taken as directed. But do you know that some prescription meds can also make your life a living hell, even if you follow your doctor’s instructions? Such is the case with Benzodiazepines, or “benzos” for short. These drugs, which include popular brands like Klonopin, Xanax, Ativan, Valium, and Halcion, are used to treat conditions like anxiety, insomnia, alcohol withdrawal, and seizures. My psychiatrist pu...
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